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18
Aug.
2021

Federation

Making it Easier for Researchers to Access Federated Services

In March 2020, the international science community asked schools and research organizations to help make it easier for researchers and scientists to join global collaborations formed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A key component to enabling that collaboration is for an identity provider to release a few…

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25
Aug.
2021

IAM Webinars

Panel: Governance Key to Modernizing Campus IAM Structure, Services

Organizations need a strong model and the support of leadership for effective Identity and Access Management governance, according to Mark Cox, Director of Identity Service and Solutions at the University of Virginia. “[You need] leadership and backing for your program,” Cox said. “Without those you will struggle, because identity, I…

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20
Aug.
2021

Events Federation

Baseline Expectations Office Hours August 31

The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) invites the community to join its next Office Hours. The next Baseline Expectations 2 (BE2) Office Hour will be on Tuesday August 31, 2021 at 1 p.m. ET / Noon CT / 11 a.m. MT/ 10 a.m. PT. CTAB members and subject matter…

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15
Jul.
2021

Academy

Let’s Build Some IAM Momentum: Internet2’s Paul Caskey on a Community-Based Approach

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist Paul Caskey is one of several instructors and subject matter experts who facilitate the InCommon Collaboration Success Program (CSP). Offering a modular professional development approach with just-in-time help from just-the-right people, the program helps higher education and research organizations overcome obstacles to reach their…

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13
Jul.
2021

IAM Webinars

Panel Shares Principles of Identity Access Management Success

The success of an institution’s Identity Access Management tools is largely determined by how they are managed.  “Regardless of design or purchase decisions, IAM tools are only as effective as the institutional philosophy and commitments behind their management,” Mary McKee, director of IM and security services at Duke University, said…

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08
Jul.
2021

Uncategorized

Internet2 Program Helps Bridge Digital Divide for K-12 Districts, Libraries, and Museums With eduroam WiFi

Network Nebraska and Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network join a new, streamlined program to provide secure eduroam WiFi for their K-12, library, and museum constituents. WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2021 – Internet2 announced today the launch of the eduroam Support Organizations, aimed at enabling regional and state-wide organizations in deploying eduroam…

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22
Jun.
2021

Federation Multifactor

The National Institutes of Health: Identity Assurance Requirement

June 22, 2021 This is the third in a series of emails regarding new login requirements from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Effective September 15, 2021, the NIH electronic Research Administration (eRA), will require you: To provide a small set of identifying information (Research and Scholarship attributes), which…

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11
Jun.
2021

eduroam

Enabling the Next 1,000 Subscribers: Scaling eduroam

By Sara Jeanes, eduroam product manager eduroam’s usage has grown tremendously and is available at nearly 1,000 colleges, universities, and research facilities across the US.  Internet2 is expanding and scaling the eduroam service to selected community-anchor organizations, and has been working with regional and state-wide organizations to…

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12
Aug.
2021

Catalyst

Catalyst Program Brings Identity and Access Management Expertise, Support to InCommon Community

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 8, 2021– Internet2 announced the launch of the InCommon Catalyst Program aimed at supporting higher education institutions, research organizations, and sponsored partners with enabling better security, access to services, and user experience through InCommon’s integrated service and software solutions.  The program includes eight organizations specializing in…

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